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1985 Mercedes-Benz 280 Review
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This Car Was Not Cheap , But Reliability And Safety Were Unsurpassed, Even Today — I personally love the design of the vehicle, it still has a commanding presence today. One could go on long trips and feel as fresh as when you left home, as well as having the peace of mind that goes with Mercedes Benz safety and handling. Even at it's age there are no rattles or squeaks and visibility is excellent! As far as maintenance goes, I always liked to do my own work and this vehicle has cost very little as far as spares go. The rear disk pads were only changed after 250,000 Km. Although it is quite heavy, the size of engine is more than enough to power the car with ease As far as braking is concerned, it is eyeball popping under heavy stopping. (excuse the rhyme)

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Everlasting style, great power to weight ratio for such a heavy vehicle. This was the car to have at the time! Safety features were way ahead of most rivals - Mercedes innovation has always been well known

Cons: Only one small thing, not really a negative, but fuel economy was not uppermost in the manufacturers plans (or not?)

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Amazing, Powerfull And Tough . — Mine is a 2000 CC's not 2800, so it is a Blue 1985 MB 200 with 1987 E-Class Rims and amazing Beige Leather Interior. It is Extremly fun to drive, but it has a loud sound because it has a Carburetor Engine not Injection.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Everything !!

Cons: Nothing except for the fuel consumption .

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1985 300d — this car is amazing i have one and it just passed 100k miles its indistructable

Pros: price

Cons: cost of diesel

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Indestructable, Drives Smooth Like A Heavy Car Does But In Return Has Its Share Of Body Roll. — 220.000 miles and drives like a tank. It´s top speed is only 105mph, which it achieves fairly easily, and is good considering its only a 4-speed. However even at 105mph it felt as solid as when I drive it at 40mph. Perfect. Very comfortable front and rear seats. Very little rust and none that can´t be repaired easily. Being a diesel, I also gain the aproval of the big truck guys.

Pros: Comfort.  Classic styling.  DURABILITY.  Features that cars 23 years later still do not have (auto locks, power windows, mirrors, moon roof, auto-sensing climate control, front and rear separate illumination).  

Cons: Not very fast accelerating and a good amount of body roll.  

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